Science + Pop Culture, writing

The Science of Eurovision 2021

After an unfortunate hiatus, the 65th Eurovision Song Content (ESC) has returned. This time, in Rotterdam. All 39 participating countries submitted their songs a while back (available for viewing/listening on the ESC’s official YouTube channel) but I’ve only gotten around to this post just now. #PhDLife I’m going to keep doing science tangents on their lyrics until… Continue reading The Science of Eurovision 2021

Fiction

Pilot: Alien Ingénu(in)e

Logline: Stumbling into the company of an NPYD detective after her anthropological mission goes awry, a genetically engineered woman raised by an artificial intelligence assumes the guise of a naive alien to continue data collection for her creator…and to avoid being identified as the serial killer she technically is. 1-hour Sci-Fi Drama

Science + Pop Culture, writing

Science Tangents: Avatar: The Last Airbender

I started rewatching the wonderful ATLA on Netflix - binging, of course - and made it to the penultimate episode of season 1 (aka Book 1) before I thought about any science no-nos. That's pretty impressive for a show that upholds the much-outdated idea that fire, water, air, and earth are elements. Anyway, here are… Continue reading Science Tangents: Avatar: The Last Airbender